Shipyard Interior "A" Building Showing Line of Bliss Multiple Press

Summary

Equipment sits ready in the newly-finished Building A at Ford Motor Company's River Rouge factory. Specialized machines like these were essential to Ford's mass production methods. These machines were first used to build Eagle anti-submarine boats during World War I. Ford produced 60 of the boats between May 1918 and October 1919.

Equipment sits ready in the newly-finished Building A at Ford Motor Company's River Rouge factory. Specialized machines like these were essential to Ford's mass production methods. These machines were first used to build Eagle anti-submarine boats during World War I. Ford produced 60 of the boats between May 1918 and October 1919.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

4 May 1918

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.47.69

Credit

From the Collections of the Henry Ford. Gift of the Mow Family.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.500 in

Width: 10.500 in

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